BREMERTON, Wash. -- Washington continued its dominance at the Kikkor Husky Invitational, completing a round of 6-under 288 for a three-round total of 17-under 847. The score was the only under par in the tournament, giving the Dawgs an 18-stroke victory over second-place Arizona State.
It was the third-straight season that the Dawgs won their home tournament and for a second-straight season Cheng Tsung-Pan took the individual title.
Pan was terrific again on Tuesday, finishing with the low round of the day, a 5-under 67 to win by five strokes. He finished with a total of 211 after three rounds under par, exactly the same score he won with in 2012. Pan made seven more birdies, including three in the final six holes to close out the fourth win of his career.
The Huskies had two others finish high on the overall leaderboard as Corey Pereira and Trevor Simsby tied for fourth. Simsby finished with a round of 69, while Pereira fired a 71. Both finished at 4-under 212 just one shot out of the tie for second and seven shots off Pan’s lead.
Tuesday, Pereira opened with 14-straight pars, before birdying 15 and then closing with three more pars. Simsby followed up a 1-over front nine with four birdies and no bogeys on the back to shoot his 69.
The other Husky score to be used was a 75 shot by both Jonanthan Sanders and Kevin Kwon. Sanders finished in a tie for 32nd with a three-day total of 221, while Kwon was in a tie for 41st with a three-day total of 222.
Over on the Gold Mountain’s Cascade Course, the Dawgs also had some individuals play well. Tyler Salsbury finished as the runner-up after a round of 1-over 72, finishing at 3-under for the tournament. Gerritt Chamabers as just one stroke behind his teammate to finish tied for third with a 69 on Tuesday.
Also with a top-10 finish was Chris Babcock who was tied for eighth at 4-over for the tournament. Other Husky finishers were Kyle Bowser in a tie for 23rd and Shane Wathanasaynee in a tie for 25th.
The Dawgs now have about a month off from competition, before heading to Atlanta to compete in the United States Collegiate. Pan will not compete in that tournament as he will be competing in the Asian-Pacific Amateur with a spot in the Master’s at stake.